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AP Workshops

These College Board AP Workshops focus on providing both new and experienced AP teachers with in-depth explorations of specific AP course topics. They will offer instructional activities designed to increase student engagement with AP courses. The pre-AP workshop is designed to help teachers and school administrators better understand specific instructional strategies that will support student success in college level courses such as AP. All AP and pre-AP workshops are presented by certified AP consultants.

Educators attending these workshops may be eligible for continuing education credits. Participants must register of the NCSS Annual Conference to take advantage of these one-day courses.

AP United States History

This interactive workshop for teachers will contain activities that explore the content and structure of the AP United States History course and exam and will suggest appropriate instructional strategies and practices for AP teachers.

Fee: $99 for members, $125 for non-members

AP World History: Critical Trends and Global Processes

Participants will learn how to use course themes and concepts from the World History Curriculum Framework to develop strategies for cultivating students' historical reasoning as focused on critical trends and global processes.  They will also discuss how to revise a course syllabus to align with course audit requirements.

Fee:  $99 for members, $125 for non-members

AP U.S. Government and Politics

Participants will engage in several interactive activities structured to facilitate key curriculum requirements, such as analyzing political concepts in the existing course description as well as the redesigned curriculum framework, interpreting political data, and exploring other political science skills and applying course content to contemporary political events.

Fee:  $99 for members, $125 for non-members

AP Comparative Government and Politics

This interactive workshop helps teachers organize this AP course to facilitate research and comparison of the United Kingdom, Russia, Mexico, Iran, China, and Nigeria. Participants will engage in activities using political data and key concepts to compare political systems and explore how governments respond to external and internal forces of change.

Fee:  $99 for members, $125 for non-members

Pre-AP Strategies in History and the Social Sciences

This interactive workshop presents teachers at the Pre-AP level with strategies to improve students' historical thinking skills, as well as interpretation and analysis through the exploration of primary and secondary sources.

Fee: $99 for members, $125 for non-members